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Hoag Announces Expansion of High-Quality, Community-Based Health Care with Plans for New Center at The Village at Tustin Legacy

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​TUSTIN, Calif., October 21, 2015 --- Building on its commitment to bring accessible, high-quality health and wellness services to Orange County residents, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian today announced plans for a new 60,000-square-foot medical office building at The Village at Tustin Legacy.

Named Hoag Health Center Tustin, the community-based center will be part of the 22-acre retail center The Village at Tustin Legacy, which is currently being developed by Regency Centers, a national builder, owner and operator of retail centers. Plans for The Village at Tustin Legacy, located next to the Columbus Square neighborhood off Edinger Avenue and Tustin Ranch Road, include a grocery store, pharmacy, daycare center and more.

“With a growing demand for health care services in the Tustin community, our world-class health center will be an important amenity not only for the new residents of the Tustin Legacy Project, but the entire City of Tustin,” said Robert T. Braithwaite, president and CEO of Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian. “Since it was founded more than 60 years ago, Hoag has proudly served the Orange County community. A key part of that service involves bringing high-quality health care closer to home for residents, and we are excited to continue to fulfill that commitment by opening our first Tustin-based health center.”

“We welcome Hoag’s further expansion into Tustin with great anticipation for our city. Hoag’s services and health care professionals will be important additions to the quality of life for residents of Tustin Legacy as well as the surrounding community of Tustin. Hoag embodies the forward-thinking ideas of the future of the health care industry,” said Chuck Puckett, Mayor of Tustin.

“Hoag Health Center Tustin will join our existing network of Hoag Health Centers, which are important access points for residents seeking health care services from the St. Joseph Hoag Health network,” said Braithwaite. ”Collectively we are able to give thousands of families and individuals in our communities easy access to St. Joseph Hoag Health’s outstanding hospitals, health centers, urgent cares and other facilities, as well as our renowned physicians, nurses, wellness educators and other professionals.”

Braithwaite said the full range of services to be provided at Hoag Health Center Tustin are still being determined, and will be based on specific identified needs of the community.

Other Hoag community-based health center locations include Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, Aliso Viejo, Newport Beach and Irvine. A third Irvine location is scheduled to open in spring 2016.


Hoag is an approximately $1 billion nonprofit, regional health care delivery network in Orange County, California, that treats more than 25,000 inpatients and 369,000 outpatients annually. Hoag consists of two acute-care hospitals – Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, which opened in 1952, and Hoag Hospital Irvine, which opened in 2010 – in addition to six health centers and eight urgent care centers. Hoag is a designated Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Hoag offers a comprehensive blend of health care services that includes five institutes providing specialized services in the following areas: cancer, heart and vascular, neurosciences, women’s health, and orthopedics through Hoag’s affiliate, Hoag Orthopedic Institute. In 2013, Hoag entered into an alliance with St. Joseph Health to further expand health care services in the Orange County community, known as St. Joseph Hoag Health. Hoag has been named one of the Best Regional Hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report Metro Edition. National Research Corporation has endorsed Hoag as Orange County’s most preferred hospital for the past 19 consecutive years and, for an unprecedented 20 years, residents of Orange County have chosen Hoag as one of the county’s best hospitals in a local newspaper survey. Visit www.hoag.org for more information.


St. Joseph Hoag Health is a historic alliance for Orange County, laying the foundation for sweeping changes in the delivery and accessibility of high quality health care. Combined, St. Joseph Hoag Health has earned some of the highest honors for medical care, including Magnet designation for many of its hospitals (the highest honor bestowed to hospitals for nursing excellence). Drawing upon the strengths of renowned health care organizations, St. Joseph Hoag Health focuses on meeting the big challenges of health care today, including expanding access, improving wellness and preventive services, ensuring quality and developing more efficient methods in the delivery of care. The network includes flagship hospitals (Hoag Newport Beach, Hoag Irvine, Hoag Orthopedic Institute, Mission Hospital Mission Viejo, Mission Hospital Laguna Beach, St. Joseph Hospital Orange and St. Jude Medical Center), eight medical groups and physician networks and numerous outpatient and urgent care facilities in Orange County. The network is also affiliated with CHOC Children's and CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital. For more information, visit www.stjosephhoaghealth.org.


For more than 50 years, Regency Centers (Regency) has owned, operated and developed dominant, grocery-anchored retail centers that are exceptionally merchandised and maintained. Its legacy of success is evidenced by 319 thriving centers, 19 regional offices and properties located in most major U.S. markets. Retailers seek out Regency first, because of the expertise and integrity the company’s people bring to every interaction. Visit www.regencycenters.com for more information.

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